Global news roundup: Nov. 2-8, 2021

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In this week’s Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office wrapped up a joint investigation into the personal handling practices of Clearview AI. The Belgian Data Protection Authority is reportedly close to finalizing a draft ruling on its investigation into IAB Europe’s Transparency & Consent Framework. In the U.S., the Supreme Court declined to hear a case calling for the release of redacted decisions by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that authorized expanded surveillance following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and Jim Dempsey assessed the new Gramm-Leach-Bliley Safeguards Rule recently adopted by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. 


Ireland’s Data Protection Commission released a summary of requirements on a new online breach notification form.

Israel’s Ministry of Justice announced its approval of promotions to update the country’s Privacy Protection Law.


On Oct. 27, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission adopted a new Gramm-Leach-Bliley Safeguards Rule to impose more detailed data security

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